Superstitious Thai villagers have been pictured worshipping a mutant baby pig – born with two heads, three ears and eight legs, Dailymail has reported.
It was gathered that the piglet was the 13th in a litter born on a farm in rural Udon Thani province, north eastern Thailand on April 27.
However, locals who worship the mutant pig believe the still born creature was sent to them to bring good luck – and hope it will lead to success on the lottery.
They are now flocking to the owner’s house where the corpse has been pickled in a jar.
Residents were seen sitting cross-legged while praying to the dead pig and choosing their lottery numbers based on its features.
Owner Kanchana Supanich, 46, said the most popular number had been 13 – as the piglet was the 13th to be born to its mother, nicknamed Fat.
The number 38 had also been popular – because the pig has three ears and eight legs – while 28 was also seen as auspicious due to the animal’s two heads and eight legs.
‘The pig is lucky, I have never seen any animal born like this. It has eight legs, three ears and two heads.
‘It is a male pig, but was not breathing when he was born. People are using the numbers to gamble. I’m sure he will bring the village good fortune.’
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